"denials" in the noun sense
the act of refusing to comply (as with a request
"it resulted in a complete denial of his privileges"
2. denial, disaffirmation
the act of asserting that something alleged is not true
psychiatry) a defense mechanism that denies painful thoughts
4. abnegation, self-abnegation, denial, self-denial, self-renunciation
renunciation of your own interests in favor of the interests of others
5. defense, defence, denial, demurrer
a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him
"he gave evidence for the defense"
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